First Presbyterian Day School

5671 Calvin Drive
Macon, GA 31210-0312
Tel: (478)477-6505
Grades: PK-12 | 958 students
First Presbyterian Day School provides a college preparatory education founded in a Christian world view.
"Educating and equipping students to change the world for God's glory."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1970
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003, 2012

Student Body

Total Students 958 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade First Presbyterian Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, European History, French Language, Latin - Vergil, Physics 1, Physics 2, Spanish Language, Studio Art - 2D, Studio Art - 3D, Studio Art - Drawing, US Government and Politics, US History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes PK - $6,590; K - $7,990; Grades 1-5 - $12,340; Grades 6-8 - $12,740; Grades 9-12 - $13,330
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Admissions Director Cheri Frame


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Bowl, Beta Club, Chess Club, Community Service, Concert Bands, Dance - Band Auxiliaries, Dance - Hip Hop, Dance - Prop, Debate, Environmental Club, FCA, Honor Council, Jazz Bands, Latin Club, Marching Band, Math Team, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Robotics, Student Activity Council, Student Leadership (Project LEAD), Theatre Academic Bowl, Beta Club, Chess Club, Concert Bands, Dance - Prop, Debate, FCA, Honor Council, Jazz Bands, Latin Club, Marching Band, Math Team, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, Robotics, Theatre, Community Service,
Dance - Band Auxiliaries,
Dance - Hip Hop,
Environmental Club,
National Honor Society,
Student Activity Council,
Student Leadership (Project LEAD),

School Notes:

  • First Presbyterian Day School provides a college preparatory education based on a Christian world and life view. The elementary school has been recognized as a nation Blue Ribbon School and the upper school was recognized as an exemplary Christian secondary program in a study published jointly by CSI and ACSI. The academic program is comprehensive but founded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences. Many opportunities in the Fine Arts are available, both during the school day and through extracurricular involvement. A wide variety of athletic, academic, and service opportunities are available and are considered critical parts of the school program. FPD sports and literary teams currently compete interscholastically in the Georgia High School Association, Division A, Region 7.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stratford Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stratford Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Stratford Academy (0.6 miles away)
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